Election Information

2021 GENERAL ELECTION VOTING CANDIDATES - NOVEMBER 2, 2021

CITY COUNCIL  - WARD 1 

Qualifying of Candidates was conducted Aug. 17-19, 2021 by Cobb County Elections 
  • Mr. Henry L.  Lust, Incumbent

CITY COUNCIL - WARD  2

Qualifying of Candidates was conducted Aug. 17-19, 2021 by Cobb County Elections
  • Ms. Doris Dawkins, Incumbent 

CITY COUNCIL - WARD 3 

Qualifying of Candidates was conducted Aug. 17-19, 2021 by Cobb County Elections
  • Ms. Nancy Farmer, Incumbent
  • Mr. Dwayne Green 
Section 5.11. - Election of the city council and mayor.

(a)

There shall be a municipal general election bi-annually on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November.

(b)

For the purpose of electing three (3) councilmembers, the City of Powder Springs shall be divided into three (3) wards, each such ward being represented by one (1) councilmember. The councilmember representing each such ward shall be elected only by the electors residing in that ward, and not at large. Said three (3) wards shall be composed of those areas described in Ordinance 2002-04 and as shown on the attached map, both of which are incorporated herein by reference as Exhibits A and B, as well as any area(s) annexed to any such ward(s) since passage of Ordinance 2002-04.

(c)

The mayor and the remaining two (2) councilmembers shall be elected at large. The two (2) at-large council positions shall hereafter be known as "At-Large Council Post 1" and "At-Large Council Post 2," respectively. Candidates for election to either of said positions shall, upon qualifying for such election, designate by post number the specific position sought. The mayor and the said two (2) at-large councilmembers shall be elected at the regular municipal election in 2007 and every four (4) years thereafter; shall take office on the first Monday in January following their elections; and shall, except as otherwise provided in this section, serve for a term of four (4) years and until their successors are elected and qualified. The mayor and the said two (2) at-large councilmembers shall have been residents of the City of Powder Springs for a period of twelve (12) months immediately prior to the date of qualifying and shall continue to reside therein during their period of service and shall be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of the city.

(d)

Each councilmember from Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3 shall be elected from and by the electors of only the ward he or she represents and must be a resident of such ward. Members from Wards 1, 2, and 3 shall be elected at the regular municipal election in 2009 and every four (4) years thereafter; and shall, except as otherwise provided in this section, serve for a term of four (4) years and until their successors are elected and qualified. The councilmembers from Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3 shall have been residents of the city for a period of 12 months immediately prior to the date of qualifying and shall continue to reside therein during their period of service and shall be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of the city.

(Ord. No. 93-13, §§ 1, 2, 6-7-93; Ord. No. 2007-05, 5-21-07; Res. No. 2013-25, § 1(Exh. A), 2-18-13)